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Library Hotel by Library Hotel Collection

4-star4 stars
299 Madison Ave, New York, NY, 10017, United States of America

4-star hotel with restaurant, near Grand Central Terminal
  • Free continental breakfast and free WiFi
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  • Great hotel in a great location. Soft fluffy towels, petite room not a bad size and good…Mar 21, 2018
  • I was very happy with this hotel. It was my first trip to NYC and I felt this was a good…Mar 19, 2018

Library Hotel by Library Hotel Collection

from €188
  • Room
  • Deluxe Room, 1 King Bed
  • Deluxe Room, 1 Queen Bed
  • Junior Suite, 1 King Bed with Sofa bed, City View
  • Room
  • Petite Room, 1 Full Size Bed (Double Bed)
  • Deluxe Room, 1 Queen Bed, Accessible

What’s around Library Hotel by Library Hotel Collection

Landmarks

  • In Midtown
  • Grand Central Terminal - 3 min walk
  • Empire State Building - 10 min walk
  • Times Square - 11 min walk
  • Rockefeller Center - 12 min walk
  • Broadway - 13 min walk
  • Central Park - 21 min walk
  • New York Public Library - 4 min walk

Getting around

  • New York, NY (JFK-John F. Kennedy Intl.) - 20 min drive
  • Newark, NJ (EWR-Liberty Intl.) - 19 min drive
  • New York, NY (LGA-LaGuardia) - 23 min drive
  • New York, NY (NYS-Skyports Seaplane Base) - 10 min drive
  • Teterboro, NJ (TEB) - 15 min drive
  • Linden, NJ (LDJ) - 26 min drive
  • Grand Central - 42 St. Station - 5 min walk
  • New York W 32nd St. Station - 14 min walk
  • New York Penn Station - 22 min walk
  • 5 Av Station (W. 42nd St.) - 7 min walk
  • 42 St. - Bryant Pk. Station - 7 min walk
  • Times Sq. - 42 St. Station - 10 min walk

At a glance

Key facts

Hotel size

  • This hotel has 60 rooms
  • This hotel is arranged over 14 floors

Arriving/leaving

  • Check-in time 3 PM-midnight
  • Check-out time is 1 PM
If you are planning to arrive after 11:30 PM please contact the property in advance using the information on the booking confirmation.

Required at check-in

  • Credit card, debit card, or cash deposit required for incidental charges

  • Government-issued photo ID may be required

  • Minimum check-in age is 21

Travelling with others

Pets

  • Pets not allowed (service animals welcome)

Internet

  • Free WiFi and wired Internet access in public areas

  • Free WiFi and wired Internet access in rooms

Transport

Parking

  • No parking

  • Discounted offsite parking

Payment types at the property

  • Cash

Other information

  • Smoke-free property
* See small print for additional details or extra charges

In the hotel

Food and drink
  • Free continental breakfast daily
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/lounge
  • Room service (during limited hours)
  • Free reception
  • Water dispenser
Things to do
  • Free use of nearby fitness center
Working away
  • 24-hour business center
  • Number of meeting rooms - 3
  • Computer station
Services
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Concierge services
  • Tours/ticket assistance
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service
  • Free newspapers in lobby
  • Luggage storage
  • Wedding services
  • Multilingual staff
  • Porter/bellhop
Facilities
  • Elevator
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk
  • Rooftop terrace
  • Garden
  • Library
Accessibility
  • Braille or raised signage
  • Accessible bathroom
  • In-room accessibility
  • Roll-in shower
  • Wheelchair-accessible path of travel
  • Assistive listening devices available
  • Wheelchair-accessible public bathroom
  • Wheelchair-accessible concierge desk
  • Wheelchair-accessible path to lift
  • Wheelchair-accessible registration desk
  • Wheelchair-accessible meeting spaces/business centre
  • Wheelchair-accessible on-site restaurant
  • Wheelchair-accessible lounge
  • Visual alarms in hallways
  • Handrails in stairways
  • Portable shower seat
  • Visual fire alarm
Languages Spoken
  • Chinese
  • English
  • Russian
  • Spanish

In the room

Home comforts
  • Air conditioning
  • Bathrobes
  • Slippers
Sleep well
  • Hypo-allergenic bedding available
  • Pillow menu
  • Down comforter
  • Blackout drapes/curtains
  • Turndown service
  • Premium bedding
Things to enjoy
  • Individually decorated
Freshen up
  • Private bathroom
  • Free toiletries
  • Hair dryer
Be entertained
  • IPod docking station
Stay connected
  • Desk
  • Free newspaper
  • Free WiFi
  • Free local calls
Food and drink
  • Free bottled water
More
  • Daily housekeeping
  • In-room safe
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms available

Special features

Dining

Onsite venue - This bistro specializes in American cuisine and serves brunch, lunch, and dinner. Guests can order drinks at the bar and enjoy alfresco dining (weather permitting).

Bookmarks - Overlooking the garden, this rooftop bar serves light fare only. Guests can enjoy alfresco dining (weather permitting). Open select days.

Library Hotel by Library Hotel Collection’s small print

Also known as

  • Hotel Library
  • Library By Library Collection
  • The Library Hotel by Library Hotel Collection
  • Library Hotel by Library Hotel Collection Hotel
  • Library Hotel by Library Hotel Collection New York
  • Library Hotel by Library Hotel Collection Hotel New York
  • Library Hotel
  • Library Hotel New York
  • Library New York

Policies

The property has connecting/adjoining rooms, which are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property using the number on the booking confirmation.

This property's policy is to refuse certain bookings for the purpose of group events or parties, including pre-wedding stag/bachelor and hen/bachelorette parties.

Guests must contact this property in advance to reserve cribs/infant beds and rollaway/extra beds.

The name on the credit card used at check-in to pay for incidentals must be the primary name on the guestroom reservation.

Mandatory fees

You’ll be asked to pay the following charges at check-in or check-out:

Deposit: USD 100 per day

  • Resort fee: USD 25.00 per accommodation, per night

Resort fee inclusions:

  • Breakfast
  • Health club access
  • Fitness center access
  • Nearby fitness center access
  • Business center/computer access
  • Internet access (may be limited)
  • Newspaper
  • Phone calls (may be limited)
  • Faxes
  • In-room safe
  • Lending library access
  • Housekeeping
  • Additional inclusions
  • Wired Internet access (may be limited)
  • WiFi access (may be limited)

Inclusions may be listed elsewhere on the page as free or for a surcharge.

We have included all charges provided to us by this property. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the unit you book.

FAQs for Library Hotel by Library Hotel Collection

  • Are pets allowed at Library Hotel by Library Hotel Collection?
    Sorry, pets aren't allowed, but service animals are welcome.
  • Is parking offered at Library Hotel by Library Hotel Collection?
    No, unfortunately, but there's discounted parking nearby.
  • What are the check-in and check-out times at Library Hotel by Library Hotel Collection?
    You can check in from 3 PM to midnight. Check-out time is 1 PM.
  • What is there to do near Library Hotel by Library Hotel Collection?
    Recommended spots to visit include Grand Central Terminal (3-min walk) and New York Public Library (4-min walk), along with Empire State Building (10-min walk) and Times Square (11-min walk).
  • Are there restaurants at or near Library Hotel by Library Hotel Collection?
    Yes, there's an onsite restaurant that serves American cuisine. Nearby restaurants include Madison & Vine (1-min walk), Pera (1-min walk), and Zaiya (1-min walk).

Recent reviews

Exceptional 9.6 From 356 reviews

Good 6.0
NYC
I couldn't fault the staff and service. The staff were extremely helpful and friendly. The main issue was the size of the room. We were informed that this was a petite double room however it seemed to me that this room was for one person. The wardrobe was for one person, there were complimentary slippers for one person and a single bathrobe. All of this tells me that this room is not suitable for a couple. Everything else about our stay was excellent.
Agnes, gb5 night trip
Very Good 8.0
Library Hotel stay
This is a good boutique hotel, but it's nowhere near its 9.6 rating - should be more like 8.8 - 9.0. Great friendly staff and there are some nice perks (wine & cheese receptions, free continental breakfast, etc.), but the rooms are dinky (I had to upgrade - the first room was literally a shoe-box), there's no gym on-site (5 blocks away isn't fun in winter!), no lobby lounge area to speak of, and the immediate surrounding area is highly commercial (Grand Central is about 200 yards away). It's priced like an elegant 5-star hotel, but that's just not what this is. Good, not superb.
Steven, us6 night business trip
Exceptional 10.0
Our new “go-to” hotel in NYC
We could not have been happier with Library Hotel. The location is amazing...we arrived by train at GCT and took the subway to the airport when we left. Walked to theater two nights. Loved the brass tiles on Library Walk. Room was great, esp the poetry collection. Excellent breakfast and happy hour and late-night herbal tea. We even got a couple of advance copy books offered at the front desk. This is our new go-to hotel in NYC!
Pamela, us2 night trip
Exceptional 10.0
A wonderful treat to have each floor a different theme and each room and different subject. Thoroughly enjoyed my stay.
us2 night trip
Exceptional 10.0
Great small hotel!
They have a nice dining room that's a library for breakfast & wine/cheese in the late afternoon. I had a couple of meetings with clients during the day & it's very quiet. The front desk is very friendly & helpful. They helped me find Barney's sale!
Freda, us5 night business trip
Exceptional 10.0
Always a great stay
We always stay here when in Manhattan and have always been very pleased. As a former resident I appreciate the constant superior service here. Last its central location in Murray Hill is a nice bonus.
us3 night trip with friends
Exceptional 10.0
A cozy gem in midtown NY. So much fun; wine and cheese surrounded by all genres of literature. Very nice breakfast the next morning, along with a quiet read on the rooftop bar. I look forward to my next overnight getaway at The Library Hotel
us1 night trip
Exceptional 10.0
Great place!
Wonderful! Great location for theater, shopping, food, train. Would definitely recommend. The day and night room available with snacks, coffee, tea at all hours was great. Wine and cheese 5-8 was a nice treat. Liked it all. Only reason I was a tiny bit negative was that room temp hard to control and was hot at night until we learned window was operational.
Vicki, us3 night family trip
Exceptional 10.0
We were only here for one night but
Sandra, us1 night trip
Exceptional 10.0
Go to the Upscale Library
It was fabulous as usual. I really love this quaint boutique hotel.
Kathleen, us3 night business trip

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